Care recipient (cr) is very resistant to the idea of having a caregiver (cg)

Try: There could be several reasons cr shows resistance to care loss of independence doesn’t want to rely on someone else fearful of change in daily routine may perceive caregiving as charity may feel like accepting care will be being treated like a child may be fearful of having another person in the home address all of these issues with the cr calmly and sincerely see things from their viewpoint and validate and listen to the cr’s feelings and fears impartially reassure the cr that their accepting care will provide you peace of mind as to their well-being and safety keep the lines of communication open as to current and future levels of care and have a tentative plan in mind as to how to recognize when a new level of care is needed

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Categories: Communication, Emotional Psychological, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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